Marina Barajas, 45

Yakima, Washington
June 20, 2010

Agencies: Yakima Police Department Washington

Cause of death: Vehicular

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Pascual Ayala and his passenger Marina Barajas were both killed as a suspect pursued by police slammed into their vehicle. Their families contended that the 14-minute high speed chase through city streets was irresponsible and should have been halted. The Barajas family was awarded $400K; the Ayala family $250K.

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